|[Logbook of the Nimrod (Ship) of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by Willis Howes, kept by Willis Howes, on voyage from 18 Sept. 1857-14 July 1861] - Nimrod (Ship); Howes, Willis, logkeeper|
Log, kept by Willis Howes, relating to a whaling voyage to the Pacific and Arctic oceans and Okhotsk Sea; 1858 Apr. 1-1861 July 12; Includes descriptions of whales (blackfish, blue, bowhead, finback, humpback, and sperm) seen or taken, children on ship, cruelty and punishment on ship, and women on ship; ship sketch, whale drawing,and sailing directions. Places represented include Bay of Islands, Hilo, Kermadec, and Kuril Islands; Repository also has microfilm of the log (Reel 911); Whaling vesse...
Keywords: Gifford, William, 1798-1866; Blue whale; Bowhead whale; Children of the sea; Cruelty; Finback whale; Globicephala; Humpback whale; Navigation; Punishment; Seafaring life; Sperm whale; Voyages and travels; Whalers (Persons); Whalers (Persons)--Death; Whales; Whaling--Massachusetts--New Bedford; Whaling masters; Women and the sea; Arctic Ocean--Description and travel; Hilo (Hawaii)--Description and travel; Islands, Bay of (N.Z.)--Description and travel; Kermadec Islands--Description and travel; Kuril Islands (Russia)--Description and travel; Okhotsk, Sea of--Description and travel; Pacific Ocean--Description and travel; Drawings; Logbooks